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Stu Jackson says Kawhi's reported trade to Toronto is a ‘bad move and a very high risk'

27 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Former NBA head coach Stu Jackson joins Nick Wright, Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe on First Things First to reveal why he thinks the reported trade in the works of the San Antonio Spurs Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors is 'a bad move on a number of fronts.'
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Kawhi Leonard Rumors: Raptors Made Trade with 'Determination' to Re-Sign Star

Kawhi Leonard Rumors: Raptors Made Trade with 'Determination' to Re-Sign Star

27 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

In a potential league-altering move, the San Antonio Spurs reportedly traded superstar Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN...
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Report: Kawhi has no desire to play for Raptors

27 days ago   |   By TheScore

Kawhi Leonard has "no desire" to play for the Toronto Raptors , according to ESPN's Chris Haynes. The two-time Defensive Player of the Year is reportedly being exported north of the border along with Danny Green in exchange for a package including four-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan , Jakob Poeltl , and a protected 2019 first-round pick. With Leonard a year out from the possibility of hitting free agency, the Raptors have "a very tough sell" on their hands, a source told TNT's David Aldridge. A 15 percent trade kicker increases Leonard's 2018-19 salary to $23.1 million, and though he has a...
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What are the Toronto Raptors thinking?

What are the Toronto Raptors thinking?

27 days ago   |   By USA Today

The Raptors are taking a massive gamble on Kawhi Leonard.
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Nick Wright reveals what Kawhi going to Raptors means for LeBron's Lakers

Nick Wright reveals what Kawhi going to Raptors means for LeBron's Lakers

27 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

In his conversation surrounding reports Kawhi Leonard is headed to the Toronto Raptors, Nick Wright explains to Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe what Kawhi going to the Raptors means for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Do you agree with Nick?
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Full details of Kawhi Leonard, Raptors trade released

27 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The NBA world survived a Woj Bomb on Wednesday morning, as the ESPN reporter uncorked news of Kawhi Leonard being traded to the Toronto Raptors.Now, Adrian Wojnarowski has shared the full details of the trade. In addition to the initial reporting of a Kawhi/DeMar DeRozan swap, the Spurs are sending Danny Green to Toronto in exchange for Jakob Poeltl and a first-round pick. The 2019 pick is protected for slots 1-20, and if not conveyed next season would become two second-round choices.San Antonio used this opportunity to unload Green's expiring contract and added a promising young big at a...
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Kawhi Leonard Trade: Here's Reportedly What Spurs, Raptors Are Exchanging

27 days ago   |   By NESN

It's just about official: The San Antonio Spurs are trading Kawhi Leonard.
After months and months of speculation, the Spurs are finally pulling the trigger, according to multiple reports, and sending the former NBA Finals MVP to the Toronto Raptors.
Here's the full rundown of who's going where, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski .
Toronto acquires: Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green
San Antonio acquires: DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, 2019 protected first-round pick (1-20)
The drama is far from done, though, according to reports. The primary pieces of this trade - Leonard and DeRozan - both are...
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Kawhi Leonard reportedly has ‘no desire' to play for Raptors

27 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

If the Toronto Raptors end up finalizing a trade that will send DeMar DeRozan and other assets to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard, they may be doing so without any assurances that Leonard will play for them for more than one season.Multiple reports indicate that the Raptors and Spurs are near the finish line on a deal that would see Leonard and DeRozan swap teams, and both Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports and ESPN's Chris Haynes have been told that Leonard has “no desire” to play in Toronto. According to Haynes and his ESPN colleague Adrian Wojnarowski, Leonard still plans to sign...
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How will Kawhi Leonard fit in with the Toronto Raptors, and is the price worth it?

27 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Danny Kanell and Raja Bell talk Leonard's impending trade and whether it's worthwhile on 'Off the Bench'
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Sources: Raptors agree to Kawhi deal

27 days ago   |   By ESPN

The Toronto Raptors have agreed to a deal to acquire All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard in a larger trade package that includes All-Star forward DeMar DeRozan, league sources told ESPN.
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Raptors, Spurs finalizing Kawhi Leonard deal

27 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Raptors are finalizing a trade to acquire Kawhi Leonard from the Spurs, Chris Haynes and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN report. Heading to San Antonio would be a package including DeMar DeRozan.The two teams have been exploring such a trade for at least two weeks now, although Haynes adds that DeRozan was allegedly told during the Las Vegas summer league that he wouldn't be dealt.Neither Leonard or DeRozan appear to be particularly pleased with the deal and Haynes notes in a subsequent tweet that sources have told him that Leonard has no desire to play in Toronto.With Leonard set to become...
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Report: Raptors agree to trade DeMar DeRozan to Spurs for Kawhi Leonard

27 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Toronto Raptors have reportedly agreed to trade DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs in exchange for Kawhi Leonard .
Toronto has reached agreement in principle to acquire San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard for package that includes DeMar DeRozan, league sources tell ESPN. Trade is larger on both sides, and players are still being informed of their inclusion in the deal. Trade call with league today.
- Adrian Wojnarowski July 18, 2018
Wojnarowski and Haynes report that neither DeRozan nor Leonard have expressed enthusiasm about the deal.
Kawhi Leonard has no desire to play in Toronto, league...
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Report: Spurs finalizing deal to send Leonard to Raptors

27 days ago   |   By FanSided

Following weeks of trade talks, the San Antonio Spurs are finalizing deal to send forward Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors, per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. As soon as Wednesday, Kawhi Leonard could call Ontario, Canada home. Although details are scarce, ESPN is reporting that All-Star DeMar DeRozan would be included in the package deal to...
Report: Spurs finalizing deal to send Leonard to Raptors - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Report: Raptors finalizing trade to acquire Kawhi for package including DeRozan

27 days ago   |   By TheScore

The San Antonio Spurs and the Toronto Raptors are finalizing a deal that would swap All-Stars Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan among other pieces, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Haynes. Both franchise wings are reportedly aware that a deal could be reached as early as Wednesday, but neither player is keen on the possibility of switching teams to their respective potential destinations. More to come. Copyright © 2018 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
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NBA Rumors: Kawhi Leonard Doesn't Want To Play For Raptors As Trade Rumors Swirl

27 days ago   |   By NESN

The Toronto Raptors are reportedly in the process of acquiring an elite NBA talent, but they might also be in the process of acquiring a headache.
The Raptors and San Antonio Spurs are close to finalizing a trade that would send Kawhi Leonard to Toronto, according to an ESPN report Wednesday morning.
Despite reportedly paying a heavy price - DeMar DeRozan is said to be headed to San Antonio - Leonard should improve a Raptors team that won the Atlantic Division last year with 59 wins. However, Leonard doesn't seem particularly keen about joining the Raptors, according to ESPN's Chris...
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DeMar DeRozan: ‘Ain't No Loyalty in This Game'

DeMar DeRozan: ‘Ain't No Loyalty in This Game'

27 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

DeMar DeRozan expressed his displeasure with the Raptors' lack of loyalty, as news broke of an imminent trade sending him to San Antonio in exchange for the equally unhappy Kawhi Leonard .
Toronto had reportedly assured DeRozan that he would not be shopped this summer, and the 28-year-old NBA All-Star clearly feels betrayed.
DeMar DeRozan's IG story rn... pic.twitter.com/N6284Hkd03
- SLAM Magazine July 18, 2018
It's no secret that the Raps' front-office has actively explored trades for DeRozan.
No Raptors player has ever embraced the city of Toronto, country of Canada, or the organization...
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Raptors close to acquiring a very unhappy Kawhi Leonard

Raptors close to acquiring a very unhappy Kawhi Leonard

27 days ago   |   By New York Post

Toronto is a long way from Los Angeles. The Spurs and Raptors are finalizing a deal that would send Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors in a package centered around star guard DeMar DeRozan, according to ESPN.com. Leonard, 27, has been trying to force his way out of San Antonio this entire offseason, but has no...
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Report: Raptors, Spurs finalizing trade involving Leonard, DeRozan

Report: Raptors, Spurs finalizing trade involving Leonard, DeRozan

27 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Toronto Raptors are close to completing a blockbuster trade with the San Antonio Spurs that would see Kawhi Leonard head north in exchange for a package that would include DeMar DeRozan , ESPN is reporting.
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Haynes are reporting that a deal could be completed as early as Wednesday, after the teams spent the last two weeks discussing the trade and different packages.
Toronto is close to a deal to acquire Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard, league sources tell ChrisBHaynes and me. Trade package includes DeMar DeRozan, league sources tell ESPN.
- Adrian...
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Report: Kawhi Leonard Trade to Raptors 'Close', DeMar DeRozan Included

27 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors are reportedly close to finalizing a deal that would involve a swap of All-Stars Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan , according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Chris Haynes on Wednesday...
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Report: Kawhi Leonard Doesn't Want to Play in Toronto

Report: Kawhi Leonard Doesn't Want to Play in Toronto

27 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

The Spurs are on the verge of sending Kawhi Leonard to Toronto, a city he reportedly has no interest working and living in.
Kawhi Leonard has no desire to play in Toronto, league source tells ESPN.
- Chris Haynes July 18, 2018
San Antonio will acquire DeMar DeRozan in the blockbuster swap.
Leonard, 27, is scheduled to hit the free agent market next summer.
Spurs, Raptors engaged in serious discussions on trade centered around All-Stars Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan. Story
- Shams Charania July 18, 2018
Per Yahoo Sports :
Talks between the Spurs and Raptors have intensified in recent...
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